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Kennedy Ryan is a web producer at KTLA.

Kennedy has 30 years of experience covering local news in the Los Angeles area.


Recent Articles
  • A photo of a PacSun store display taken by Denver TV station KDVR.

    PacSun’s Image of Upside Down American Flag T-Shirt Ignites Memorial Day Controversy

    The popular clothing company, PacSun, came under fire this week after promoting a Memorial Day display featuring a T-shirt with an image of an upside-down American flag on the front. PacSun’s Facebook page has been inundated with complaints about the image for several days. On Twitter, outrage about the shirt prompted the hashtag #boycottpacsun. Please, every follower of mine, please #BoycottPacSun. Disgusting trashing of American Flag on Memorial Day. pic.twitter.com/Bzm7FT6B31 — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) May 26, 2015 The T-shirt was […]

  • A photo of 15-year-old Dana Housley from her GoFundMe page.

    High School Softball Player on Life Support After Collapsing During Game in Fontana

    A stand-out Southland high school softball player was on life support Monday night after losing consciousness at a tournament in Fontana on Saturday. First baseman Dana Housley was at bat in the bottom of the 8th inning with the game on the line, when suddenly the 15-year-old complained of dizziness. “She turned to look at me, which I thought was kinda odd in the middle of the pitch, and she said ‘coach Angelo, I feel dizzy,'” Angelo Michaels said. “As […]

  • A resident captured this photo of a coyote shortly before a 3-year-old girl was attacked on May 22, 2015.

    3-Year-Old Girl Attacked by Coyote While Walking With Parents in Irvine Park

    A 3-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote while walking with her parents in Silverado Park in Irvine on Friday evening. The incident occurred around 5:50 p.m. near the intersection of Equinox and Silverado, according to Farrah Emami with the Irvine Police Department. The girl, who suffered superficial wounds in the attack, was treated at a local hospital and released. Officials were still searching the neighborhood for the coyote. More Video:

  • A U.S. Navy training jet ran off the end of a runway at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado on May 22, 2015. (Credit: KGTV via CNN)

    Navy Training Jet Runs Off Runway at Naval Air Station in Coronado

    A U.S. Navy training jet ran off the end of a runway at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado on Friday afternoon, landing in the San Diego Bay. It happened at approximately 2 p.m. as the T-45C aircraft was taking off from runway 29, according to a news release from Lt. Reagan B. Lauritzen, with the Naval Air Force. The pilot was able to safely eject from the aircraft and was recovered in the water by local boaters, Lauritzen […]

  • An 8-week-old hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo was spotted playing peek-a-boo with guests on Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Credit: San Diego Zoo)

    Hippo Calf Plays Peek-a-Boo With Guests in First Public Swim at San Diego Zoo

    An 8-week-old hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo was spotted playing peek-a-boo with guests on Thursday in one of her first swims in the public viewing area, according to the Zoo’s website. Video recorded Thursday, showed Devi repeatedly popping up to the glass wall of her 150,000 gallon pool to look at the guests and then dropping back down. Hippos have a membrane that protects their eyes, which allows them to see underwater, according to a news release from the […]

  • James Anthony Rivas appeared in court on Oct. 29, 2012. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Sentenced to 13 Years in State Prison After Stabbing Attack on Jogger in Rossmoor

    A 20-year-old man was sentenced Friday to 13 years in state prison for repeatedly stabbing a woman who was jogging in Rossmoor in 2012. James Anthony Rivas was found guilty in April of one felony count each of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and mayhem, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He was also convicted of a sentencing enhancements for causing great bodily injury, the release stated. The attack occurred around 9 […]

  • Raw tuna could be linked to Salmonella outbreak in California. (Credit: AFP/ Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images)

    Salmonella Outbreak That Has Sickened at Least 31 in California Linked to Raw Tuna

    An outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 31 people in six counties across Southern California has been linked to the consumption of raw tuna, public health officials said Thursday. The California cluster was part of a nine-state Salmonella Paratyphi B outbreak, according to a news release from the California Department of Public Health. Most of the 53 patients nationwide reported eating sushi containing raw tuna before becoming ill, the release stated. To date, 10 patients have been hospitalized. No deaths were […]

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    L.A. Firefighter Convicted of Beating Woman Unconscious for Feeding Stray Cats

    A former Los Angeles firefighter was found guilty Thursday of beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in their West Adams neighborhood in an attack that was caught on surveillance camera. Ian Justin Eulian, 39, was found guilty of one count each of battery with serious bodily injury and assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Eulian claimed the cats the victim was feeding […]

  • A man identified only as "Jacob" was attacked at a skate park in Santa Clarita on May 5, 2016.

    Suspects Sought After Man Badly Beaten by Skateboarders at Santa Clarita Park

    Sheriff`s deputies were looking for witnesses Thursday to the beating of a 30-year-old man that occurred in the parking lot of the Santa Clarita Skate Park on May 5. The victim, identified only as Jacob, told investigators that he was lost and walked up to a group of people to ask for directions, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. During the conversation, the victim was attacked, the release stated. Jacob was struck in the […]